11 Nov 2016

The Swedish Table Tennis Association invites 12 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2017 Swedish Junior and Cadet Open.

Staged in Örebro, play commences on Wednesday 22nd February and concludes on Sunday 26th February.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

It is an open invitation. Therefore not all nominations may be accepted.

Furthermore only nominations submitted by bona fide national associations will be considered.

A maximum of two nominations per national association is requested with preference being given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress umpires.

Full hospitality will be provided in a twin room from dinner on Tuesday 21st February to breakfast on Monday 27th February.

Each umpire will receive a daily allowance of US$ 25.00, or local equivalent, per competition day, according to ITTF regulations.

All invited umpires must organize their own transport to the region as well as travel and medical insurance.

In addition, all invited umpires are responsible for early arrival and late departure.

Local transport will be provided from and to Örebro Airport (IATA Code: ORB).

Should a nominated umpire require a visa, kindly send relevant details when submitting the nomination (full name as in passport, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, expiry date of passport). A letter of invitation will be provided.

Please note that all costs associated with the visa application are the responsibility of the applicant and the issuance of a visa is at the sole discretion of the relevant Consulate or Embassy.

Umpires must wear the International umpiring uniforms as described in the Handbook for Match Officials.

Evaluations for Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress Umpires will not be conducted.

The closing date for nominations is Friday 13th January. The list of umpires accepted will be advised on or before Friday 20th January.

For replies and questions, please address:

Swedish Table Tennis Association

Email: safirinternational@btksafir.com  

2017 Swedish Junior and Cadet Open: Official Letter of Invitation

2017 Swedish Junior and Cadet Open: Official Nomination Form 

 

 

 

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